Statement of Purpose
Scottish Union Learning supports trade unions in accessing skills and lifelong learning opportunities that contribute to collective prosperity, fairness and equality, for workers across Scotland. Scottish Union Learning is part of the STUC.
This website is a dedicated resource for trade unions and Union Learning Representatives in Scotland.
Within this site you can find lots of information on lifelong learning and skills. Check out the News section for the latest and greatest from trade unions and Scottish Union Learning, or visit the Media Centre to check out photos and videos from recent events. If you are looking for support in specific areas, you may wish to visit the Everyday Skills section or the Highlands and Islands section.
If you have an idea for another resource you think we should include or develop, let us know!
2013 STUC Helen Dowie Award Recipient: Sonya Cassidy
Sonya Cassidy, a Unite Union Learning Rep at RBS in Greenock, is the recipient of this year’s Helen Dowie Award from the STUC.Read More...
20th November 2013
Paul Mitchell of Knightswood, a UCATT member at City Building in Glasgow, has been named as the 2013 Learner of the Year by Scottish Union Learning and the Scottish TUC. Paul was nominated by his union, UCATT, because his learning journey embodies how through an individual’s hard work, with support from trade unions and employers, can change life for the better.
19th November 2013
Trade union members from across Scotland will come together in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 20 November 2013, to explore the theme ‘The Diversity of Learning’. This national event will bring together more than 175 representatives from 20 trade unions.
6th November 2013
Angela Constance MSP, Minister for Minister for Youth Employment, will visit Aegon in Edinburgh today (Thursday, 7 November 2013). This workplace visit, organised by Scottish Union Learning, will give the Minister a hands-on opportunity to look at how Aegis the Union, in partnership with the employer, supports workers as well as Aegon’s wider skills and employment strategy.
27th September 2013
Download the September 2013 edition of the e-newsletter produced by Scottish Union Learning in the Highlands & Islands.